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    Professor Michael Goodsite

    Professor Michael Goodsite

    Director, Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Resources (ISER) and Academic Coordinator, University of Adelaide, Industry Engagement Priority for Energy, Mining and Resources

    Michael Evan Goodsite MBA, PhD, FIEAust CPEngEngExec is a Professor of civil and environmental engineering.

    He is the inaugural Director of The Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Resources (ISER) at the University of Adelaide. As such he reports to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President (Research). He is concurrently appointed as the Academic Coordinator of the UoA's Industry Engagement Priority for Energy, Mining & Resources and was the inaugural Chair of the UoA Sustainability Strategy Steering Committee.

    He arrived at the UoA in October 2018 and has served as Head of the School of Civil, Environmental, and Mining Engineering where he created the School's "Lighthouse" research initiatives. He was then concurrently appointed as interim Head of the Australian School of Petroleum (ASP) where he was tasked with conducting a sustainability review with internal and external stakeholders which led to ASP becoming the now ASPER. He concurrently was the inaugural Director of Commercialisation for the Faculty and authored its commercialisation framework, starting its ‘Launchpad’. He then was tasked to Direct the Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources (IMER) successfully evolving the Institute after large-scale research success.

    He is a member of the UoA ALLY Network and started a mentorship program for women. He has public and private leadership and governance experience in many different countries. He is a former military officer & was Director of the US Army Cyber Counterintelligence Activity. He was chair of the ECMS In Situ Resource Utilisation (ISRU) initiative, which evolved into the Andy Thomas Centre for Space Resources and Exterras Laboratory.

    He is the Bid Sponsor for the 2022 Australian National CRC Bid 'Copper For Tomorrow' and Bid Sponsor of the 2022 'Scaling Green Hydrogen' CRC Bid (and sponsored the successful 2020 HiLT CRC). He is an expert evaluator & assessor for national and international research programs and universities.

    Service includes appointments to the corps of AusIMM trusted voice ambassadors; a member of the SA Health Human Research Ethics Committee & Engineers Australia SA Leadership and Management Committee. Formal qualifications include B.Sc.C.E., M.Sc.Env.E., MBA, Ph.D. FIEAust, CPEng (Civil; Environmental; Management &Leadership), EngExec, NER, APEC Engineer, IntPE(Aus), FIUPAC, MAusIMM, MAICD.

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    Paula Angerstein

    Institute Manager, Institute for Sustainability, Energy Resources (ISER)

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    Sarah Keany

    Senior Administrator, Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Resources (ISER)

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  • ISER Advisory Board

    The Advisory Board brings industry and government leaders with a comprehensive knowledge and experience of the mineral and energy resources sector together with internal university representatives.

    The Board offers an external perspective on the Institute's activities plus valuable insights from members of global business entities. ISER is established in accordance with the University of Adelaide's Research Centres and Research Institute framework.

    Board members

    Chair: To be announced soon

    Members: To be announced soon

    Ex-officio Professor Michael Goodsite, University of Adelaide

  • IEP Academic Committee

    IEP Academic Committee

    Chair: Professor Michael Goodsite, Director, Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Resources

    Meeting administration: Ms Sarah Keany, Senior Administrator, Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Resources

    Dr Kathryn Amos, Head of School, Australian School of Petroleum and Energy Resources

    Ms Natalie Forde, Director Business Development, Innovation & Commercial Partners

    A/Professor Yan Jiao, Deputy Head, School of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials, Faulty of ECMS

    A/Professor Jenny Mortimer, School of Agriculture, Food & Wine

    Professor Carolin Plewa, Deputy Dean (Research), Faculty of the Professions

    Professor Andrew Skuse, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts

    Dr Glen Stafford, Director, Internationalisation strategy, Global Engagement

    Mr Luke Van Trigt, Senior Industry Relations Officer, External Relations